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if it is not the guns. >> i think we don't talk enough about the education and economic opportunities that these young people do not have. many of these young people who are involved in these type of activities are locked in two three, four, and five generations of poverty. we're locked in without opportunities often sometimes facing food desert. everything from finding good healthy food to eat, good jobs and educational opportunities and having a life, these things are locked away from these individuals and have been for decades now. i genuinely believe we can cut down on the gun violence in chicago and clang that paradigm. and then from there go after those who are illegally using guns. >> cenk: you know, lenny, i don't think anybody disagrees with you that addressing those issues is a good idea. i think it is. but you heard what profession pollock said there is as much crime in western european cities. they don't have the guns so less people die. in chicago here 500 people killed by guns. in japan on average less than 10 people killed by guns and japan is 125 million people in it. 10 people killed
was made, we were not informed of the board. i sit on the board of education. we were not informed that we would be having these weapons purchased and then they would be stored--there are conflicting reports, we don't know. if they're going to be stored on the school sites, which is the information that i got from the superintendent, or they're transported back and forth from the police department office to the different schools. we still don't know. my thing is they should not be at the schools, number one. number two, we should have had an opportunity to vet this issue with the board of education as well as the community. they should have had some input as to whether we wanting to this route. >> cenk: i want to talk about both of those issues. first in terms of whether it's going to work. there are a couple of argument they will be deterred because we have assault rifles, and then two, they're disturbed and they kill themselves. they're disturbed any way. now when i was in school. you have to understand that i was a massive dork and i once broke into the school. i would have gotten 20 ye
to worry about half measures. the second thing is you have a got a president who is been educated, some say through a hard way through an intransijent congress one who is figuring out how to use the leaver levers of power. one thing that struck me when looking at the people at the mall and going back and forth living to the inaugural address was how diverse it was and how enthusiastic it was. and people were estimated 600,000 to 800,000. that's a lot of people. that's a lot of power to put behind tim. he used it on the debt ceiling i expect to see him use it going forward. >> cenk: it is about the start and they are right about executive orders especially on climate change. that's exactly what we're going to talk about in the next segment. we'll talk about the new president obama taking executive action. we'll discuss that when we return. >> obama: some may still deny the overwhelming science but no one can avoid the raging fires, crippling drought and more powerful storms. they don't know it yet but they're gonna fall in love get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ]
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